A Link of Her Own: August 30, 2016
Serena goes for Grand Slam #23 + more
Welcome to today’s edition of The Relish Daily Roundup! Let’s jump right in.
Tonight at the U.S. Open, Serena Williams kicks off her quest for Grand Slam #23, and to celebrate we’ve got this badass billboard WSJ sports columnist Jason Gay Tweeted:
…and a sweet little timelapse video from ESPNW to show you:
The Minnesota Vikings stopped practice early when quarterback Teddy Bridgewater sustained a significant (non-contact) knee injury. We’ll keep you updated.
The Cubs may have lost to the Dodgers in L.A. on Sunday, but they rode home in style:
Longread Link of the Day
Campus Rush did an interview with several female Baylor alumni and how they’re feeling about the upcoming college football season with regard to the recent sexual assault revelations from their alma mater.
Bonus: Here are a couple #ThrowbackTuesday longreads that didn’t fit into this week’s newsletter (sign up for that here!), but they’re too good not to share:
- Sports Illustrated did a set of stories on women in the NFL, and as journalists ourselves, our favorite was the piece on the lack of female play-by-play commentators. Someday soon, we hope.
- Rex and Rob Ryan are coaching together for the first time in more than 20 years (and in higher places than position coaches this time); we can’t wait to see what they do with the Buffalo Bills.
Must-Watch Video of the Day
We know from his commercials and SNL sketches that Peyton Manning’s got jokes. In a preview for Comedy Central’s roast of Rob Lowe, Manning shows off his comedic chops yet again, even throwing in a Deflategate reference: